Maintenance Technician - Compound

27 Jul 2017
24 Aug 2017
Gary Weston
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is recruiting a Plant Operator / Maintainer within the Compound Plant at their Manufacturing facility in South Wales.
The responsibilites will reside in the operation and maintenance of the Compound Plant working a continuous shift pattern, as part of a small team, to ensure continued production and maintenance of plant in a busy environment.

Candidates will be responsible for the efficient operation of two compounding extruders. Experience of working a continuous shift pattern is required and the chosen candidate must be comfortable working on their own when required, using own initiative with a strong desire to succeed in a sometimes challenging environment.

Previous maintenance experience is a necessity in this role ideally within a busy, high volume manufacturing environment. In addition to this the chosen candidate will have served a recognised apprenticeship in a suitable discipline. This is a multi skilled role so both mechanical and electrical experience is required.

The candidate must be computer literate and have good knowledge of Microsoft Windows and will be able to demonstrate a good understanding of PLC ladder programming in GEM80, Allen Bradley or Simatic S7.

The hours in this role equate to an average of 40.25 per week but are worked on a 4 on/4 off shift basis covering days and nights

Remuneration package includes:
* Basic annual salary of £27,251 per annum (+ £7,086 per annum shift premium)
* 25 days holiday per annum + bank holidays (rostered within shift pattern)
* Defined contributory pension scheme - contributory up to 4% pensionable pay which the company will add up to 8%
* Life Assurance - Cover based on 2 times annual salary (Pension Scheme members only)
* On site car parking facilities

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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